Ethiopia: Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam

Addis Ababa — A United Nations mission is due to take place this month to assess the impact of Ethiopia's massive Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric power project on the Omo River which feeds Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake, lying mostly in northwest Kenya with its n...

Africa: African Ministers Call for Strong Paris Agreement, Climate Finance Flows

Marrakech — Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.

Ministers from governments across Africa have renewed their call for a strong and universal climate change agreement with increased flows of funds, including through...

Angola: Angola and Namibia Study Reciprocal Investment Protection Agreement

Luanda — The Angolan and Namibian authorities are studying the possibility of signing a reciprocal investment protection agreement, announced, Thursday, the President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos.

The Head of State said he was told by his Namibian counterpart of several private business...

South Africa: Is South Africa Neglecting the Developmental Role of Other Investment Interventions?

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The South African government has been showing signs that it wishes to take a more interventionist approach to inward foreign investment. Its view is that the current system is biased towards big multinationals and it wants more room to pursue the country's social and economic...